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    November 2, 2012
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one school feeling the affects of sandy. pendleton county on a two-hour delay. >> 44 degrees out there. cold start to the day. we're hoping the rain has moved out and we can have calm back in the washington, d.c. area. >> sandy is still affecting us. we may get blustery winds. we don't have sprinkle activity like yesterday. as we go back in time, look at what's happening the last 12 hours, you can see this great circulation in the atmosphere from canada all the way down to the carolinas and northwesterly flow swinging around the center of circulation and the remnants of sandy moving slowly to the north and weakening. we're getting a few isolated sprinkles out in southwestern pennsylvania. one little batch of slight snow in garrett county, got hammered with a couple of feet of the heavy, wet snow. thousands without power in western maryland and parts of
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west virginia. partly cloudy sky. mostly clear east of washington and around the chesapeake bay. all of the areas in dark blue in the cold 30s. need your winter coat this morning, and the winds picking up. we're talking windchill later this morning. low 40s, a light blue, reagan national at 43. storm team 4, hour by hour, winds increasing, near 50 by noon. mid afternoon, the mid 50s. sunrise, 7:37. sunset, 6:06. and sunset, right back down into the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. winds dim ishing a bit tonight. and daniela with a look at traffic now. good morning, first alert traffic. start along i-270. travel up, travel lanes are open. a live look in the germantown area, nice and clear. southbound, germantown road, no issues, northbound as you connect to the beltway both directions, nice and clear.
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inner loop, are you clear as you make your way from i-270 to i-95. outer loop, new hampshire, that work zone gone, all lanes open. back to you. we're back in ten minutes with talk on rails. amtrak getting back up to speed between d.c. and new york city. amtrak's president hopes it will be able to resume service between new york and boston later today as well. rail system in talks to borrow trains from canada to provide more service to hard-hit parts of new jersey and new york. in dominion, virginia, they have restored power to all those who lost electricity during sandy. but pg & e is still working to get the lights back on. 400 customers still without power right now. dominion power virginia will help with sandy relief efforts elsewhere. 1,500 workers sent to new jersey to help get power back on for
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hundreds of thousands still in the dark. meagan mcgrath live at national harbor, where crews are prepping for their big mission. meagan, good morning. >> we're here in the parking lot of the gaylord hotel. the staging area here. you can see the power trucks behind me here. they are sending 1,500 crews to new jersey to help out with the power situation there. some are leaving today. right now, inside the hotel catching some sleep before they begin this journey. some other employees, other trucks, heading out tomorrow and over the course of the weekend. when it's all said and done, about 1,500 crews will be heading to new jersey. going to the blue claw stadium in lakewood, new jersey. that's where they will get marching orders from local authorities, dispatched to places that most need help and working a minimum of 12-hour shifts helping people get back online, helping them get power back.
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as i mentioned, right now, getting a few extra winks before they head out. they will be working long hours. later on, a breakfast to get food they head out. we're expecting them to leave here from this between 7:30 and 8:00 this morning. they are bringing with them all kinds of equipment, the bucket trucks, augers, those trucks that dig the holes so they can put in power poles, replace power poles that have been snapped. all kinds of specialized equipment they believe will help them in this situation, and they are looking forward to working some very, very long hours. reporting live from national harbor, meagan mcgrath, news 4, aaron, back to up. >> thank you, meagan. crews sent to new jersey today, leaving from forestville in afternoon. much anticipated october jobs report comes out. the final jobs report before tuesday's election. the bureau of labor statistics considered there aing the
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release. the economy added about 114,000 jobs. the unemployment rate fell from 8.1% to 7.8%. ohio, once again the focus of both candidates today. president obama will begin the day in hilliard and also campaign in springfield and lima before returning to the white house. the president will visit northern virginia tomorrow and hold a rally at jiffy lube along with former president bill clinton and singer dave matthews. and mitt romney will deliver his closing arguments for why voters should elect him. he'll hold rallies in columbus and cincinnati. no republican has ever lost in ohio and gone on to win the election. in madryland, polling centes open from 8:00 until morning until 9:00 tonight. early voting was supposed to end yesterday, but it was extended
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due to hurricane sandy. traffic backed up for miles at bridges. how new yorkers are dealing with the gridlock to get around the city. the contingency plans being made right now in jersey shore ahead of election day.
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one of the nationals best players of the season is now a free agent. first baseman adam laroche declined a $10 million option order by the nets. he won his first gold glove earlier this week is looking for a multiyear deal and wants to stay in d.c. sean burnett, also a free agent. burnett also says he wants to stay with the nets. >> we want them to stay. a new starting tight end, aaron paulsen will live up with carolina. and chris cooley is working his way back into the game. after being resigned a couple of weeks ago, paulson, eight catches in the past few games. d.c. gearing up for a different kind of storm, a snowstorm. snow plows out for a try run. hitting the streets on a dry run gives crews a handle on what to
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do before they have to do it for real. earlier this month, a new arsenal of equipment was announced, including trucks remember which streets have been plowed. d.c. gets 14.5 inches of snow on average every year. businesses could be banned from propping doors open if the air conditioning is running. the proposed law would apply to 4,000 establishments and those caught violating the law would be fined $100 for the first offense. keep the doors closed, keep the cool air in, save gas and electricity. >> no air conditioning needed this morning. a live look outside. temperatures 44 degrees outside our studios this morning and chillier than that in some places. strong team 4 meteorologist tom kieran with more on our weather. >> look at this photo.
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our nbc crews at rehoboth beach, captured the moment the storm surge swamped the beaches and sent water up and across the boardwalk there at rehoboth monday morning. this friday morning, doesn't seem like it's -- seems like a month ago now. right now a few clouds coming through and a few scattered isolated sprinkles, and it's cold. above freezing, low to mid 30s. 43 reagan national. hour by hour, highs reaching the 50s this average. partly cloudy, winds gusting to 25 miles an hour. going out tonight? here is your evening planner, by 8:00 p.m., upper 40s, a clear evening, lighter breezes, by midnight, back down to 40 degrees. a cold start tomorrow, that's in ten minutes. daniela, how is traffic? >> rails off to a good start.
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no reported delays. over to the roadways, i-95 in virginia. i'm not seeing any road work. a live look as you make your way past dumfries, southbound and northbound. headed to the beltway. traveling 395. and as you make your way from the beltway and 14th street bridge, not seeing any incidents. clearer rye as you travel to the district. back in ten minutes. over to you. time is 5:12. ahead on news 4 today, the decision made ahead of the new york city marathon that this week on this as that area tries to clean up the storm. and apple
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new york's subway system a day closer to reopening. the mta released this video. but now there is the problem of dirt and debris left behind. subways running on limited service for the second day in new york city. subway trains that are running have been packed, and even though there is one more open today, an open line today, expected to be another hectic morning in new york. brynn gingras has more from queensboro, new york. >> good morning, it may be friday. but most people haven't been to work all week here in new york. some people will try to make the trek as there is limited subway service available. now, let me emphasize, limited. here in queens, commuters can take the 7 train, starting at flushing all the way down and
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end up here, so the roosevelt/jackson heights subway station, where they can transfer to the "f ow" train, the only l available, cleared from the water and that will take commuters into midtown manhattan. the other option? the buses. all of the people standing in line this morning will be facing some very packed buses as we've seen all week, as that has been the only option for commuters. good news with one subway line open, but expect jam-packed commuting if you decide to come into work this friday morning. another thing we want to mention, governor cuomo did ask new yorkers to stagger their commutes to avoid these delays. leave earlier in the morning or just leave a little later, but whatever you do it will definitely be an interesting commute and very, very busy one. i'm brynn gingras in queens, back to up. this weekend, the new york city marathon will go on despite
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problems caused by sandy, new york road runners, the group that puts on the marathon, announced the race will also be a fund-raiser to help those affected by the storm. the group is already planning to donate $1 million and are asking those running the race to donate as well. there was some controversy, as some felt the race should be postponed because of sandy. >> this city is on the road to recovery, to show its resilience, to show the world that this is the greatest city in the world, and this race goes on. >> nearly 47,000 runners participated in last year's marathon. the organization says they are expecting up to 20% fewer runners in this race because of the aftermath of sandy. new jersey, not letting sandy impact election day. the state is going to use military trucks in polling places in areas hardest hit by the storm. they will park outside normal polling places and they will use
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paper ballots. we should learn today how many of the state's 3,000 polling places are without electricity. the state is extending the deadline for polling places. some are criticizing new york city for focusing on wealthier community. the death toll, risen to 19 in staten island, more than half of the total death toll for the city. many people have no homes to return to, and flooding is a major issue. local lawmakers say they feel forgotten. >> we want everyone to know we are hurting down here, and we need help immediately. >> american red cross, nowhere to be found. so all of the american red cross, all of these people making these big salaries, should be out there on the front line, and i am disappointed. >> the nypd and fema say they are trying to help as many community as possible.
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homeland security secretary janet napolitano and fema's deputy ahead men straighter will visit staten island today. some utility crews being turned away. crews from alabama headed to help get the power back on in sandy-ravaged jersey shore. these are pictures of the crews. they can't do any work there since they are not union employees. adding to the frustration, they even got a call asking for help in seaside heights, new jersey. workers are now headed to new york to help with recovery efforts there. massive flooding in new england towns raising concerns as well. bridgeport, connecticut, basements of hundreds of homes were flooded. now all that soming wet belongings, all of those belongings that can't be salvaged are lining the streets and some residents say musty garbage and sewage brought to the surface by flooding is making them sick. first responders to our area will head to parts of west virginia that got pounded with snow during the storm earlier
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this week. six vehicles from the capital region of the american red cross headed to the mountainous terrain of west virginia, where people have seen as much as three feet of snow already. snow has caused power outages and stranded people in their homes, but causing flooding concerns as the snow slowly begins to melt. a bunch of problems for those folks in the mountains in west virginia. >> no huge concerns of that sort for most of our area. 5:21. time for weather and traffic on the ones. >> we still have cleanup. dry weather for that today. blustery winds. branches hanging on that may be sort of partially broken may come down today, winds get gusty. lighter wind. overnight sprinkles, long gone. a few clouds coming through now. farther west, a few persistent sprinkles and a few snowflakes in southwestern pennsylvania. this is all associated with sandy, spinning up over eastern
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canada. we'll have that storm system continuing to draw in the cold air from canada all the way down into the midwest. all of the areas in blue from michigan, inn, ohio, pennsylvania, west virginia, virginia, maryland, are in the 30s this morning. this is way colder than average for this time of the year. the areas in light blue on the eastern shore, near 40 degrees, near the bay and along the pa tom accident. in the 30s, so you need a winter coat as you head out this morning. winds are light now, but begin to increase as we get into the afternoon. right now, 43 at reagan national. elsewhere. in the 30s. storm team 4, four-day forecast, afternoon highs today, reaching the mid 50s. by mid afternoon, and we'll have a few clouds coming and going. again, winds, they will be blustery from 20 to 25 miles an hour. average high, 63. and you can see, nowhere near
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the average high through the weekend and look at morning lows. feels more like december than november. near freezing tomorrow morning. afternoon highs on saturday. low 50s and that wind still a bit blustery tomorrow. clocks go back one hour saturday before you go to bed. saturday night and sunday morning, sunrise an hour earlier and sunset an hour earlier, that's hard to get used to. sunset, sunday, just after 5:00 p.m. before then, though, with the sunshine into the mid 50s. great weather for the skins game at fedex field. and on monday, lighter wind too. low 30s, afternoon highs reaching the low 50s on monday, and then tuesday, goodie election day weather. partly cloudy, mid 30s in the morning. afternoon highs low 50s. then there is an indication we might get a coastal storm. nothing like sandy, but could get rain with gusty winds on wednesday, maybe winds up to around 30 miles an hour with chilly rain, with highs in the
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mid 50s. we ought to dry out on thursday. that's the way it looks, a look at first 4 traffic. >> checking roadways still. and looks like in our area, pretty quiet still. everybody waking up, rubbing the eyes, hitting the roads, not too many people out right now. not seeing accidents. prince georges county. local roads, all looking clear. brandywine, no issue there. a live look travel at this intersection, 301. northbound, so issues as you exit, southbound 5 as well. nice and clear. back in ten. we'll check rails again. aaron, over to you. today, apple's latest creation hits the shelves. ipad minnie goes on sale. doesn't seem to be creating a whole lot of buzz. at least not the buzz as previous apple products. a live look outside the bethesda store.
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if you look closely, one person waiting for the newest product. there he is. this version of the popular tablet, two inches smaller than the regular sized ipad. cheapest version of the ipad mini, $329. the ipad mini expected to battle other tablets like the amazon kindle fire and the google nexus 7. today we'll learn the identify of california's newest millionaire. the name of a woman will be revealed who lost a $23 million ticket in may. a newspaper published this photograph from a surveillance camera. this picture showing her buying the winning ticket. that ticket was in a glove compartment the entire time. the jackpot set to expire in three weeks. just in time. actor george clooney is a distant relative -- a really distant relative to president
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abraham lincoln. according to ancestry.com, clooney is the half first cousin five times removed from president kiln clincoln. just before steven spielberg's new movie hits theaters, ancestry.com announced the release. >> you and i could be half cousins five times removed to lincoln and washington. >> do you see a resemblance here? >> you know -- >> if you look at the lips. >> stop! >> half cousin. >> clooney and tom hanks are also related. >> and president obama is related to brad pitt too, that's another story. one florida woman proves are you never too old to do anything, including vote.
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for the first time in her life, 99-year-old rosie lewis cast a ballot. she was seven years old when the 19th amendment passed, and lewis was in her 50s by the time jim crow laws abolished. her grandson said she was never interested in politics before. what changed? a huge hahn for presidefan of p. >> never too old to vote. 5:27. coming up, political rally on the national mall that may bring people out in costumes. a maryland state delegate accused of using state money to pay for a wedding. her lawyer weighs in on what is likely next. he asked me do you want to die? i said no. >> a news 4 exclusive. a woman speaks out as police search for the man who attacked her. a possible nor'eas
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anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says?
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mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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in our headlines this
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morning, some dominion virginia power crews are heading north to new jersey. today is the last day for early voting in maryland. polls open until 9:00 tonight. the man who police believe threw pipe bombs in our area is in a montana jail. that and more. >> let's take a live look outside. 5:31. 45 degrees, a cold start to the day. weather and traffic on the ones. tom kieran, what's going on? >> thankfully, drier than yesterday. chilly drizzle yesterday and today, we'll have some welcome sunshine coming back. and this is what the sky has been looking like overnight. the clouds in and out, and a little bit of a peek of the moon, and bright spot of the moon, quite a bit of cloudiness, and the areas of clouds extend to the south and on to the nosh
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neck of virginia and monorth across montgomery county. autumn constellations visible and the bay around the eastern shore. cloud cover producing a few sprinkles, where it's still only near freezing where they got the heavy snow. much of then chan dough wavalley, much of virginia and maryland, mid 30s. one spot, here in culpepper, the freezing mark. and montgomery, fairfax, and hour by hour, 7:00 a.m. light breeze, upper 30s, partly cloudy, and winds increasing by then. gusting to 25 miles an hour. blustery and chilly afternoon, oudy with highs reaching the mid 50s. 7:27, and sunset 6:06. a look at friday evening in ten minutes. first four traffic with daniela. >> rails looking good.
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no delays. over to the roadway, police activity reportedly blocking the left lane on i-66 eastbound at 50. stick to the right. check cameras in the area. light volume, and you can get by without issue, accident free. over to you. >> thank you so much, daniela. a sprint to the finish and mi both mitt romney and obama focusing on ohio. tracie potts has the latest on the race. >> reporter: good morning. take a look at these scheduled. it is clear, they will be very busy. governor romney on sunday alone is visiting four states in one day. the rest of the candidates will be in ohio 12 times between now and election day. both of them in ohio today. governor romney making visits to
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seven states between now and tuesday, tonight in ohio, he will be joined by 100 other politicians and celebrities backing his campaign. president obama, every single day between now and tuesday in ohio. both making closing arguments to voters. >> that's why i know what real change looks like. because i fought for it. i've got the scars to prove it. i've got gray hair to show for it. you fought for it too. and after all that we've been through together, we sure as heck can't give up now. >> look, the obama campaign is out there chanting. i drove by a group of protester, and they said four more years. we have our own chant. it's five more days, all right? >> candidates and a lot of voters anxious to end what's
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been a long campaign. >> indeed. tracie potts live on capitol hill. thank you. 5:35 now. immigration reform one of the biggest issues this election sig sig sigle. one has not been as popular as many immigrant advocates expected. it's called deferred action and allows younger immigrants to apply for a driver's license and green card. 1.7 million people qualify, but fewer than 1 0,000 have applied. that may have to do with this election. >> there is uncertainty of what will happen with a new administration. >> immigrants may also be concerned that their personal information would be in the hands of the government which could deport them, the government insists it won't use any information against any immigrant unless he or she poses a threat to national security or has a criminal history.
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5:35. hundreds of people both real and puppet are expected to gather tomorrow for the million puppet march here in washington. that's right. march is to show support for funding for public broadcasting. the organizer of the march says he was inspired after hearing mitt romney saying he wants to get rid of funding for groups, including pbs. it starts at 11:00 and goes to the reflecting pool, where there would be a rally. no word if elmo or grover or kermit will show up. prince georges county lawmakers will replace a suspended maryland delegate. she won't be able to re-join the general assembly. charged with using campaign money to fund part of her wedding. she was completing community service, but a lawyer for the general assembly says she is permanently removed from office. it is now 5:36. now to a news 4 exclusive. we're hearing from the woman brutally attacked inside her northeast washington apartment.
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this is who police are looking for. he forced his way into a rhode island row apartment. she was sexually assaulted and the man tried to kill her. she screamed at the top of her lungs and fought back. >> he started stabbing me, and kicking my face in, and i was just fighting as best i could. and i don't remember that much following that. but i know he was stabbing me everywhere. >> surveillance cameras caught clear images of the suspect. take a good luck. if you recognize this man, call police. two more suspects your honor arrest for a possible connection to several violent attacks in the eastern market area. police say the two men are linked to several violent robberies over the last few months, one of the attacks in august left a young father,
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thomas maslin in a coma for six days and blind in one eye. three other suspects arrested in september, they are due back in court next week. how officers tracked down a man in montana after he threw pipe bombs in three virginia homes. rising estimates as cities and counties try to survey the damage after hurricane sandy. >> we have tipped to temperatures below average. will it last into the weekend. >> missed the revolution because of storm coverage monday. look for that show tonight at 10:00, right before news 4
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"and what's your name?" "oh, it's flo." "and what do you do?" "oh, i sell insurance like no one else." "oh, that's nice." "thank you." now, that's progressive. call or click today. welcome back. better late than never for a halloween tradition in washington. two-day for the dupont circle high heel race. it was postponed due to the storm. heels, makeup, pageantry, light up head gear. bold and colorful as ever. this is the 26th year for the drag race. never disappointments. >> just -- is it a fund-raiser or -- >> just for halloween. a little fun. there you go. 5:41 is the time right now. you might want to be bundling up if you are about to run out the
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door this morning. tom kieran with the forecast. good morning, time for weather and traffic on the 1s. 5:41. much of the region has dried out. a few sprinkles in western maryland, southwestern pennsylvania. a few clouds coming through. and temperatures cold, all those areas in dark blue. most of it in virginia, mostly in maryland and west virginia, and right around 40. and hour by hour today, winds increasing, gusting to 25 miles an hour, and partly cloudy, and mid 50s by mid average. here is your evening planner, cold evening under a clear sky, down around 40 degrees by midnight and we'll take a look at the weekend, and my latest school visit photos in ten minutes. traffic now with daniela. >> good morning, a traffic police stop blocking the left lane out of the roadway. and checking out travel speeds
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in the area, volume, very light. no issues as you make your way on the inner loop or outer loop and prince georges county, nice and clear. live look at central avenue. getting by without any issues at all. 5:43. think our traffic can get rough? next, tension building as people try to get through the streets of new york city. now days after sandy. poor management, lavish gifts. the
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14 before the hour. a district heights police officer charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting a suspected that was handcuffed behind the back. he is accused of shooting 26-year-old calvin kyle that he pulled over for riding a stolen
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motorcycle. after he handcuffed and put him in back of the car. kyle tried to run, and riley shot him. kyle is paralyzed from the waist down. riley will be in a courtroom today for a bond hearing. man accused of throwing pim bombs in a home in northern virginia is in custody in morning. and laurence stewart ii was arrested yesterday. he threw bombs in stafford county and fredericksburg on tuesday. police believe he was targeting his ex-girlfriend and two law enforcement officer who's arrested him in the past. >> this is professionally -- i will tell you that this detective involved and this deputy extremely professional, but very concerned for their families this news of his capture, most certainly brought a great deal of relief to them. >> stewart could face charges in montana as well. if so, he may not be extradited
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for weeks or months. >> a federal audit shows major ethical projects shows two problems with our major airports. employees accused of accepting lavish gifts like super bowl tickets and awarding those contractors big contracts. the ceo takes the audit very seriously and says the group is cracking down on problems. a new study shows bus operators fell asleep at the wheel 68 times, drive cams capture them nodding off. a bus hits something or makes a sudden stop. half of the drives caught sleeping are working swing shifts, working morning shift, taking a break and going back to work at night. driver who's fell asleep on the job are required to undergo medical tests before returning to work. crews will be hard at work making repairs. workers installing fiber optic
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cables and making other repairs. starting at 10:00 tonight, rosalynn and arlington subway stations will be shout down. on the red line, there will be single tracking between twin brook and fwrovner as well as between forest glenn and tacoma. everything back to normal by monday morning. the lights could be back on in manhattan as early as tomorrow. con edison says electricity should be fully restored to a quarter million homes and businesses still in the dark after hurricane sandy by tomorrow. many of those outages, in lower manhattan with the worst of the flooding by some accounts. mayor michael bloomberg says meals and bottled water will be dribted to those hardest hit. the subway commute not expected to be an easy one in new york city. many on limited service due to
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damage in lower manhattan. many were jammed, leading many to call for more trains and buses. getting around new york by car is no easier. frustrations mounting as lines to get gas stretch back several blocks or even miles. thousands have had to wait in lines for hours to fill up their gas tanks. many stations closed due to lost power or property damage. the few stations that are open are backed up and even rationing gas as people run out of gas, they are running out of patience. >> this guy just cut me, i left a little space, and i'm running out of gas. i don't known i will make it. >> what we been here? 2 1/2 hours? >> yeah. >> 2 1/2 hours. >> five oil refineries shut down or forced to work at limited capacity. three of them up and running. another expected to reopen soon. frustration rising on the jersey shore, where many residents unable to get back into their homes.
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danielle leigh with more on the struggles of cleanup there. >> good morning, aaron. the once world famous atlantic city boardwalk, dismantled and empty. long road of the recovery now under way. disaster centers for people getting aid. more than 30,000 people have already applied for help. and up and done the shore, people removing debris, trying to get the power back on. in some areas of new jersey, entire gas systems need to be rebuilt. hundreds not able to get back into their homes to see if they are standing and growing impatient, wishing the recovery could happen sooner. frustrations amplified by newcomb i hnew complications and this could be a long road to recovery, one in which they won't get a lot of
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power. the winter weather system could be on the way, bringing more cold air. 5:51. time for weather and traffic on the ones. hopefully calmer weather and sandy moving out. >> last week i visited a school, and this is before sandy hit. and the montgomery village middle school, and these students fascinating by weather. i want to thank teacher kathryn spider for the invitation. many asked a lot of questions and had a terrific time at the montgomery village middle school. around our region now, a few clouds floating through, and they are not producing sprinkles here locally. may a few east of the blueridge and the panhandle of west virginia. still the effects of sandy, way up in eastern canada. a cold morning. sandy bringing down cold air from canada too.
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and the northwesterly winds keep us cold, in the 30s. by 7:00 a.m., partly cloudy, and a few clouds coming and going. light winds for now. winds increase by noon time as we climb by the upper 40s to low 50s. winds gusting to 25 miles an hour. storm team 4 four-day forecast. blustery tonight, down to near freezing by dawn on saturday. and saturday, partly cloudy, breezy, chilly day with afternoon highs to the low 50s. near freezing again. and we turn our clocks back one hour. sunrise an hour earlier and sunset an hour earlier, sunset sunday, only a little past 5:00 p.m., should be bright and sunny before then, highs mid 50s, good weather for the skins game at fedex field. partly cloudy, near freezing again in the morning, afternoon highs low 50s and then for election day on tuesday, looks like good weather. might get a coastal storm
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wednesday with wind and rain here and highs in the mid 50s. a look at traffic with danella this friday morning. >> good morning, happy friday. taking the roads looking pretty quiet. volume not bad at all. not too many reports of accidents as of yet. a live look as you make your way past 32. traveling north and southbound on 29. very light. volume, not seeing road work. no accidents continuing southbound past lockwood drive, connecting to the beltway. northbound as well. nice and clear. back in ten minutes. over to you. >> thanks so much. 5:54. ress he researchers spanning out across chesapeake bay to see what impact sandy has had. they are checking river flow, pollute ants. economists fear sandy could be a grinch for restotailers th
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holiday season. they fear that after sandy caused people to buy supplies that they will cut back on holiday shopping. we're learning the dollar amount put on sandy is going up. we are live with that story and more news for your money. >> good morning, aaron. damage estimates from this week's superstorm are rising. equicat, a risk modeling firm say economic losses could total $30 billion to $50, versus initial estimates of $10 billion to $20 billion. this due so the flooding of subway systems and tunnels and loss of business due to the extensive power outages. equicat says new york state will bear a third of the cost. new jersey 30%, pennsylvania, 20%. and other states, 16%. the company says various forms of insurance should cover about
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$10 billion to $20 billion on the cost. and paypal is joining target, walmart and other big retailers offering to match any price. the payment service says if you buy anything for the holidays using paypal and see it for less elsewhere, paypal will reimburse the difference up to $1,000. this includes air travel. but, guys, a little work required. you must submit a refund form, or an original printed ad. back to you. >> thank you very much. cleanup efforts are only just beginning, and people up and down the east coast need help to get things back to normal. a star-studded event in rockefeller plaza will try and raise money for the red cross to go to victims of hurricane sandy. called hurricane sandy, coming together, an evening packed with entertainment, including bruce springsteen, billy joel, jon bon
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jovi and christina aguilera. see it right here from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. space shuttle "atlantis" will make its final journey today. it doesn't have far to go. the final resting place is the kennedy space center visitor's colombia plex. about ten miles from the vehicle assembly building. it will begin the trek at 7:00 this morning and go on display next summer. "atlantis, " the last of the shuttles to move to its retirement home. >> all right. >> kind of sad. >> it is kind of sad. >> one in virginia, one in california. >> feeling nostalgic? >> just odd not to have a space shuttle in the air. ahead at 6:00 a.m., a remarkable achievement. we'll let you hear the elephant that has learned to speak human words. and the controversy over a model's photo shoot in the middle of a disaster area. and we're tayag i live look
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outside. 44 degrees. a cold start to the day. check your forecast and a look ahead at the weekend. we're back. stay
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